King Richard III Infant and Nursery School is looking for a brilliant Deputy Headteacher who has enjoyed building strong experience of working with children, staff and families in the Early Years and Key Stage 1.
The right person for the job will be able to deliver high quality lessons while successfully nurturing and inspiring our children, meeting their individual needs and supporting everyone to be part of our mainstream, inclusive school; they'll be able to build professional trust as a senior leader of our dedicated team of teachers and support staff; they'll work well with our parents and community and they'll also have the confidence to lead the school when deputising for the head. And they won't be intimidated by that long list!
WHY CHOOSE US
King Richard III Infant and Nursery School is a 'Good'-rated school based in Leicester but, more importantly, it is a school where we welcome and support children and families with a wide range of needs and know that we make a real difference every day.
You may be surprised to find that our inner-city school is surrounded by green spaces and lots of opportunities for outdoor learning and play. We are keen to keep building on our existing outdoor learning/forest school practice.
As a member of our school team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside fantastic professionals and to share practice on a regular basis, developing pedagogy through reflection.
We pride ourselves on excellent student well-being and behaviour and on our strong ethos of inclusion and diversity. Our school offers the opportunity to become a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities. We work towards staff work-life balance, student and staff resilience and positive mental health throughout the school.
WHAT WE OFFER:
- A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of any barriers to their learning;
- Collaborative working with different groups of schools;
- A determination to support staff to achieve an effective balance between home and work;
- A highly-dedicated and very friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
We're hoping that the successful candidate will be able to start working with us in the Summer term.
The best way to find out about us is to start by checking out our website, and potential candidates for this role are warmly invited to visit the school or to contact us for an informal conversation and get to know a little bit more about us.
Closing date: 3.30pm 16th February 2022
Interviews: Week beginning 21st February 2022
If you haven't heard from us by Friday 18th February, please assume that - on this occasion - your application has been unsuccessful.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.